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easy to deal with; eager to help or please; obliging.

1610–20; accommodate + -ing2

accommodatingly, adverb
nonaccommodating, adjective
nonaccommodatingly, adverb
nonaccommodatingness, noun
preaccommodatingly, adverb
superaccommodating, adjective
unaccommodating, adjective
unaccommodatingly, adverb
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accommodating (əˈkɒməˌdeɪtɪŋ)
willing to help; kind; obliging

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Word Origin & History

1530s, from L. accomodatus "suitable," pp. of accomodare "make fit, adapt, fit one thing to another," from ad- "to" + commodare "make fit," from commodus "fit" (see commode). For accommodations "lodgings and entertainment," see accommodation. Pp. adj. accommodating "obliging" is attested from 1775.
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accommodate ac·com·mo·date (ə-kŏm'ə-dāt')
v. ac·com·mo·dat·ed, ac·com·mo·dat·ing, ac·com·mo·dates
To become adjusted, as the eye to focusing on objects at a distance.

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